Arts & Entertainment

Nuestro cine, nuestra voz!

Posted: March 10th, 2017 | Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories | No Comments

By Joyell Nevins

Five screens, 11 days, more than 160 films. The San Diego Latino Film Festival will incorporate drama, comedy, romance, documentary and other film styles to share the Latino experience at the AMC 18 Fashion Valley theaters from March 16-26.

The festival is in its 24th year and draws audience members from California to New York, along with special guest actors and filmmakers from Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Puerto Rico, Mexico and Spain.


By Ron Stern | Global Gumshoe The cosmopolitan city of Germany Located in the East German state of Saxony at the confluence of three rivers, Leipzig has always been a historically important city. Many notable figures have lived here, and its citizens were instrumental in bringing about the fall of communism in Eastern Europe.

Art exhibits celebrate African-American History Month

Posted: February 10th, 2017 | Arts & Entertainment, Features, News, Top Stories | No Comments

By Kit-Bacon Gressitt

Preservation of cultural history is a human tradition that spans ancient oral inquiry through contemporary digital archives. The recorded history of African-Americans, however, has suffered from the disregard of slavery and subjugation, hence the need for National African-American History Month, also known as Black History Month. It originated in 1926 as a designated week, observed primarily within black communities.

In 1976, it was expanded to a national month-long acknowledgement and celebration of, as then-President Gerald R. Ford wrote, “the too-often neglected accomplishments of black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history.”